Cat’s glucose levels successfully monitored using Bluetooth technology

A pet cat is now in diabetic remission after her glucose levels were successfully tracked by a glucose monitor fitted by veterinary specialists at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies’ Hospital for Small Animals. Shadow, a 10-year-old black domestic short-hair cat, developed diabetes due to her severe pancreatitis. After treatment by the hospital’s internal … Read more

When great minds think alike – vet and doctor collaboration

From a study with the potential to provide rapid diagnosis of infections in both veterinary and human hospitals, to new treatment research for rabies – the success of initiatives like Humanimal Hub show that when animal and human medics and scientists come together, good things happen. When veterinarian and public health specialist Darryn Knobel first … Read more

Webinar to show practices how technology can ease the pressure – VetNurse News – Vet Nurse

Premier Vet Alliance is hosting a one hour webinar: “The Future Practice – Harnessing Technology To Help Your Team” on Thursday 26th May at 7:30 pm. The webinar is presented by Will Stirling, partner at VetsDigital, a digital marketing agency which supports the veterinary industry across Europe. Will will offer practical advice and guidance on … Read more

Pennard Vets in UK-first trial of smart glasses

VetCT has announced the initial results from the first UK trial of smart glasses in a vet practice situation. The veterinary teleradiology and tele consulting company has teamed up with Pennard Vets in Kent for the trial, which had already shown potential for real-time feedback and advice with the hands-free videography device. It is the … Read more

Hill’s and Vet-AI in preventive health collaboration

From left: Vet-AI chief operating officer Matt Elcock, Vet-AI co-founder Paul Hallett, Vet-AI co-founder Sarah Warren, director of professional and veterinary affairs at Hill’s Pet Nutrition Hein Meyer, Vet-AI co-founder Robert Dawson, and vice president and general manager at Hill’s Pet Nutrition Alain Semeneri. A three-way collaboration has been agreed to develop future artificial intelligence … Read more

sponsored Practice Efficiency Insight: impact of online booking on practice efficiency and pet owner experience

Ask any veterinary practice manager or receptionist “What’s the one thing that would free up more time for you to focus on doing what you love?” and in many cases they would answer: “Fewer telephone calls”. Since a significant number of those calls are from pet owners wanting to book, amend or cancel appointments, why … Read more

‘Cutting-edge technology’ for Grahame Gardner scrub range

A new scrub and trouser range using “cutting-edge” antimicrobial technology to keep health care workers safe and fresher for longer has been launched by Grahame Gardner. The Micro-Fresh scrub top and trouser range, which is exclusive to Grahame Gardner, involves fabric that is 65% polyester and 35% cotton, and incorporates the Micro-Fresh technology – which … Read more

Chip technology boost for equine temperature scanning

A technology allowing for no-contact temperature scanning to help in the screening for infectious diseases in horses is now available in the UK. The Merck Bio-Thermo microchips have been designed to make daily temperature checking easier for yards and owners, taking each horse’s temperature in seconds and allowing for it to be done several times … Read more

Krka launches chewable dog and cat wormer

Krka has upgraded its Milprazon dog and cat wormer by introducing it in a chewable format. The broad-spectrum wormer has been improved in a palatable format to make it easier for owners to carry out year-round worming regimes on their dogs and cats. Milprazon Chewable is the first wormer in its category with a proven … Read more